What is the Ideal Fire Training Facility?
- PLANNING AND FUNDING A NEW TRAINING FACILITY. Booth, Bill; Schoonover, David // Fire Engineering;Mar2003, Vol. 156 Issue 3, p187
Gives advice on planning and funding a firefighter training facility in the United States. Estimated cost of constructing a training facility; Factors to assess in formulating a construction plan for a firefighting training facility.
- Firefighter training centre proposed. // Northern Ontario Business;Sep2002, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p17
Reports on the proposal for a firefighter training facility in Timmins, Ontario. Factors influencing the interest to establish a training center; Formation of a committee to discuss the possibilities of the proposal.
- Poway: New Tower to Let Crew Fire on All Cylinders. Bengtson, Stacey // San Diego Business Journal;1/8/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p27
The article reports on the plan of the Poway Fire Department to open a training tower in January 2007 in California. The 15,000 square-foot training tower, which costs $3.6 million to construct, is designed to help firefighters prepare for real-life situations. Additionally, the facility is...
- LAYTON TRAINING TOWER. Sholly, Jared // UFRA Straight Tip;Oct2013, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p28
The article reports on the final action of the Layton City Fire Department for the completion of its training facility in Utah in 2013. It mentions that the construction of the facility included the development of a live fire training tower, remolding a 2,400-square foot building, and an...
- NOTES. // Canadian Consulting Engineer;May2005, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p4
Reports on developments related to fires in Canada. Announcement that the Greater Toronto Airport Authority is building a major firefighter training facility at Pearson International Airport; Large fire at Suncor's oilsands operation Fort McMurray, Alberta, which cut its production by almost half.
- TALL ORDERS FOR FIRE CREWS. // Fire Safety Engineering;Oct2006, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p9
The article reports that John Laing Partnership has allowed firefighters in London, England to use a couple of tower blocks as training facilities before its demolition. Such training which involves searching for dummies in a smoke filled flat, utilization of dry risers and fire lifts, and...
- STUDY GROUP. Dechant, Chris; Higgins, Jim // Fire Chief;Dec2007, Vol. 51 Issue 12, p62
The article provides information on the joint-use public safety training facility which uses state-of-the art props to promote both team and individual preparedness in Arizona. The Greater Regional Partnering for a Successful Training Center developed the training center in June 2006 and opened...
- ARE DONATED STRUCTURES TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE? Horvat, Paul // Fire Chief;Dec2007, Vol. 51 Issue 12, p65
The article provides information on the elements of a contract for accepting donated structures. Authorization and consent are advised for the use of property between owner and department. The legal counsel can also develop a template property release between owner and department to specify...
- TRAPS TURN FACILITIES INTO DISASTERS. Booth, Bill // Fire Chief;Dec2007, Vol. 51 Issue 12, p66
The article presents the common traps that can make a fire fighter training facility into a disaster. It is suggested that fire departments need to take time in picking a site, by looking into a long-range perspective. They also need to determine the highest priority facility asset based on...